Spread Betting on SAB Miller Shares (SAB.L)

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A Guide to Financial Spread Betting on SAB Miller

As an example, let's imagine that you look at FinancialSpreads.com and the trading platform is showing a price of:

  SAB Miller Rolling Cash Sell

3449.1
Buy

3454.4


Here is a guide to how it works...

The MarketSAB Miller Rolling Cash
The Spread Trading Price3449.1p - 3454.4p
How the Trade WorksNow you can take a position on the SAB Miller Rolling Cash market to move:

  Spread Betting Higher than 3454.4p, or
  Spread Betting Lower than 3449.1p

This spread betting market is a 'Rolling' market which means that there is no final closing date for this trade. If you haven't closed your trade and the session ends then your position will automatically roll over into the next trading day.

Note that if the trade is rolled over then you will normally either be charged or receive a small fee for overnight financing based on whether you are betting on the market to increase or decrease. For more details also see Rolling Spread Bets.
Trading UnitsFinancial spread bets on the SAB Miller market are priced in £x per penny price movement.

E.g. if SAB Miller moves 50p then you would win or lose 50 multiples of your stake.
Stake Size per UnitYou choose how much you want to stake per penny, e.g. £1 per penny, £4 per penny, £15 per penny etc.
Quick Staking ExampleAs an example, if you had a stake of £3 per penny and SAB Miller changes by 27p, you would gain or lose £3 per penny x 27p = £81.


Spread Trading Example - Taking a Bullish View of SAB Miller

Spread betting on the UK equity to go higher

You Consider Whether to Go Long or Short SAB Miller moving:

  Spread Betting Higher than 3454.4p? or
  Spread Betting Lower than 3449.1p?

Let's Say You Choose to Go Long   Spread Betting Higher than 3454.4p
You Choose How Much to Risk, Let's Say You Choose £2 per penny
So What Next?
  • You make a profit of £2 for every penny SAB Miller pushes higher than 3454.4p
  • Your spread bet loses £2 for each penny SAB Miller goes below 3454.4p
When Buying a Market Your P&L = (Settlement Price - Opening Price) x stake
 
Trading Scenario 1
SAB Miller pushes higher and the spread betting market moves to 3554.6p - 3559.9p, so you would see:   3554.6   3559.9
Take Your Profit? At this point, you can opt to let your position run or close it, i.e. close your position to lock in a profit. In this example you opt to settle your trade and sell the market at 3554.6p.
Your P&L = (Settlement Price - Opening Price) x stake
(3554.6p - 3454.4p) x £2 per penny
100.2p x £2 per penny
Your P&L = £200.40 profit
 
Trading Scenario 2
SAB Miller falls and the spread trading market is revised to 3342.1p - 3347.4p. I.e. the market moves to:   3342.1   3347.4
Time to Limit Your Loss? At this point, you could opt to keep your bet open or close it to limit your loss. In this case you choose to close your position by selling the market at 3342.1p.
Your P&L = (Settlement Price - Opening Price) x stake
(3342.1p - 3454.4p) x £2 per penny
-112.3p x £2 per penny
Your P&L = -£224.60 loss


Worked Example - Taking a Bearish View of SAB Miller

Financial spread trading on the UK equity to move lower

You Work Out Whether to Go Long or Short SAB Miller going:

  Spread Betting Higher than 3454.4p? or
  Spread Betting Lower than 3449.1p?

Let's Say You Decide to Go Short   Spread Betting Lower than 3449.1p
You Select Your Stake Size, Let's Assume You Opt For £3 per penny
So Now What Happens?
  • Your spread bet loses £3 for each penny SAB Miller goes higher than 3449.1p
  • You make a profit of £3 for each penny SAB Miller moves below 3449.1p
When Spread Betting on a Market to Fall Your P&L = (Opening Price - Settlement Price) x stake
 
Trading Scenario 3
SAB Miller moves lower and the market is moved to 3388.8p - 3394.1p. I.e.   3388.8   3394.1
Lock in Your Profit? At this point, you could decide to leave your spread bet open or close it for a profit. In this case you choose to close your bet by buying at 3394.1p.
Your P&L = (Opening Price - Settlement Price) x stake
(3449.1p - 3394.1p) x £3 per penny
55.0p x £3 per penny
Your P&L = £165.00 profit
 
Trading Scenario 4
SAB Miller goes higher and the financial spread betting market is adjusted to 3505.5p - 3510.8p, so you'd see this on Financial Spreads:   3505.5   3510.8
Limit the Loss?At this point, you can choose to keep your trade open or close it in order to limit your loss. In this instance you opt to settle your trade and buy the market at 3510.8p.
Your P&L = (Opening Price - Settlement Price) x stake
(3449.1p - 3510.8p) x £3 per penny
-61.7p x £3 per penny
Your P&L = -£185.10 loss

Where Can I Practice Financial Spread Betting on SAB Miller?

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The Demo Account doesn't just cover one market; investors can also practice with a wide variety of stocks, index markets, commodity markets and forex pairs.


More on SABMiller plc (SAB)



A common ticker code for SAB Miller is 'SAB' however 'SAB.L' and 'LON:SAB' are also used.

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